Prolonged or Elongated?

Introduction During a lecture given by a construction judge, I made the following handwritten note on my handout. “It is clear and understandable that the law permits those whose tenure on site has been extended involuntarily, the opportunity to be repaid for their additional time.” Twenty years have passed since I made that note but […]

Ed. 2: Going deeper, the future of offshore wind?

Emerging from the grip of a global pandemic, the world faces unprecedented times. Times that have challenged the global society about their attitudes and perceptions of key issues. But those key issues are in a constant state of flux and are ever-changing. One area that has been pushed to the fore is Environmental Social Governance […]

CCi expands its team in North America

CCi is pleased to announce that the CCi North America business led by Henry Densham, will be further strengthened with the addition of a leadership team, providing construction disputes and expert witness services across North America. With 4 offices in the US and our office in Toronto, CCi is able to provide in country expertise […]

Loss of Productivity Claims: Where do we begin?

Introduction Production loss claims are one of the key issues addressed by quantum experts in construction arbitration and litigation, and because such a variety of factors can cause lost productivity, such claims are notoriously difficult to evidence. The primary problem that we encounter when trying to value lost production is that we often begin from […]

How a forensic engineer differs from a design engineer

When there is a structural failure, it is important to understand the differences between the expertise and skills required to investigate that failure as opposed to the skills required to design and construct a new structure. For forensic engineers, ‘detective’ skills, in addition to ‘design’ skills, are a key requirement.  A good forensic engineer will […]

The Project Programme Should Be a PM’s Best Friend

The growth over the last 20 years of the use of project management software has been a success story. Many project managers and end users now routinely use and rely on software like MS Project, Power Project or Primavera P6 to schedule their projects and the days of manual bar charts in Excel are thankfully […]

Why I Joined a Specialist Insurance Consultancy

CCi and I both have the same passion and share a common view that the landscape for insurance claims is changing, particularly for property risks which are becoming ever more complex and technical in nature. Insurers, Brokers, and their respective clients are continually seeking a value-added approach to the claims’ experience, meanwhile the total cost […]

CCi Hires Oliver Newick as Global MD Insurance Services

CCi today announced the strengthening of its insurance services team with the appointment of Oliver Newick to the position of MD Global Insurance Services. Ollie joins CCi from AXA XL where he held the position of Global Practice Leader, Energy Property & Construction. Ollie has over 25 years’ experience in the insurance industry, fulfilling a […]